FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook March/April 19971

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Table A.9 - EXPORT PRICES OF CEREALS AND SOYBEANS


Wheat Maize Sorghum Soybeans

U.S. No.2 Hard Winter Ord. Prot. 1/ U.S. Soft Red Winter No.2 2/ Argentina Trigo Pan 3/ U.S. No.2 Yellow 4/ Argentina 3/ U.S. No.2 Yellow 1/ U.S. No.2 Yellow 4/

( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U.S. $/ton . . . . . . . . . . . . )
July/June






1992/93 143 142 124 97 103 95 220
1993/94 143 132 120 113 116 109 254
1994/95 157 145 136 104 110 103 221
1995/96 216 198 218 159 160 156 273
1996 - March 217 206 247 172 164 167 281
August 193 175 167 186 173 150 306
September 182 170 151 145 156 137 312
October 181 162 143 131 142 119 275
November 184 158 134 118 129 111 270
December 179 158 139 117 124 108 272
1997 - January 179 154 146 118 106 110 281
February 176 144 149 122 115 116 295
March 5/ I 172 149 167 129 123 124 314
II 179 151 165 126 119 123 313
III 177 159 165 128 121 125 322
IV 180 159 175 128 121 126 323

SOURCES: International Grain Council, USDA, and Reuters.
1/ F.o.b. U.S. Gulf ports.
2/ F.o.b. U.S. Atlantic ports.
3/ F.o.b. Argentine ports.
4/ Delivered U.S. Gulf ports.
5/ Weekly prices refer to Thursdays, except for U.S. No.2 Hard Winter Wheat which is based on Tuesday quotations.

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